An International Broadcast journalist with 27 years’ experience of TV-Radio, anchoring and social media communication tools. A Reporter, Camera person, Audio- Video editor and anchor of International repute. A 24 X 7 Online Computer savvy professional with English, Hindi, Urdu and, Punjabi proficiency. Highly active on social media like Facebook, what’s up, twitter and flicker. Well conversant with issues pertaining to Asia pacific region with special reference to politics, International affairs, defense, sports, health and strategic developments. Jasvinder has worked for Voice Of America, Deutsch Welle, Asia Calling, Metropolis, Free Speech Radio News, Doordarshan and All India Radio.
In a mountainous region in northwestern India, residents have taken the fight for water into their own hands. In winter, they create artificial ice stupas, which they then melt when they urgently need water for farming.
The Olive Ridley sea turtle population in Odisha is declining due to climate change and egg poachers. It has an impact on fishermen, who rely on turtles to eat jellyfish. Communities there are stepping up to try to protect turtles.
In the Indian village Anand is a house where wannabe parents from all over the world can turn to: the House of the Surrogate Mothers. For approximately 15.000 euro, Doctor Nayna Platel makes sure a surrogate mom makes her womb available to childless couples. Because surrogacy is a taboo in India, people refer to the clinic as the Baby Factory or as Rent-a-Womb. vpro Metropolis was a video project by Dutch broadcast organisation vpro, that ran from 2008 to 2015. Metropolis is made by a global collective of young filmmakers and TV producers, reporting on remarkable stories from their own country/city. We made a trip around the globe on one single issue: from local beauty ideals to Elvis impersonators, to what's it like being gay, or an outcast or a dog in different cultures.